A Culinary Journey Through Colombia's Capital City
So you're heading to Bogota, but don't know where to eat? Well, fear not, we've collated our favourite bars, restaurants and eateries across Colombia's captivating capital. From delicious seafood to the best cocktails in town, here are our top picks for wining and dining in Bogota city.
Offering a mixture of Spanish and Colombian inspired cuisine, this restaurant is seen not only as a place to serve food, but also as a cultural and gastronomical project. Established by the famed Grupo Lalala, known for their selection of restaurants in Spain, La Pinta serves a delicious blend of Mediterranean and Latinamerican dishes with a side of impressive cocktails.
Just one scroll at Salon Tropical's instagram page will have your mouth watering. With a fresh and tropical menu centred around grilled dishes, seafood and ceviche, Salon Tropical also has a keen focus on fresh produce and responsible fishing. If you're looking for the taste and atmosphere of the Caribbean, this is the place to be.
Mesa Franca describes their taste as 'contemporary signature cuisine using local products with Colombian flavours', an apt description for their modern take on Colombian inspired dishes. The creativity behind their creations has earned them rave reviews on trip advisor and sets them apart as one of the most loved restaurants in Chapinero.
Flavour-filled tacos, ice cold beers and a good time is what you'll find at Insurgentes Taco Bar. With its relaxed atmosphere, wholesome menu and uber cool decor, this taco hotspot is loved by locals and tourists alike.
If you're after more than a meal, rather a dining experience, then Humo Negro is the place to be. Famed for it's philosophy of sharing plates - allowing for a delightfully social dinner - the restaurant's carefully crafted dishes are beautifully presented and equally delicious. Haute cuisine at it's finest.
Cantina y Punto
An authentic take on Mexican food right in the heart of Bogota. Cantina y Punto serves traditional staples with a contemporary twist and is committed to using the finest ingredients in Colombia.
Trattoria de la Plaza
A classic Italian trattoria with fresh Mediterranean flavours. Trattoria de la Plaza serves up delicious Italian dishes, from mouth-watering seafood to traditional pastas and pizzas alongside a fantastic drinks offering. Perfect for pleasing the whole family.
Cooking with an open fire is Chicheria Demente's USP. They believe in the richness of flavour that a raw open flame provides and are committed to sharing the wonderful local flavours that Colombia has to offer.
Carefully selected ingredients, cultivated by indigenous groups and small local producers show Abasto's important role within their community. With a focus on fresh, healthy and clean food, from acai bowls to quinoa salads, Abasto's dishes are a dream for any health conscious customer.
A true taste of Mexico. Punto Baja's mouth watering dishes bring flavour, spice and all things nice. From creamy guacamoles to fresh ceviche and of course the classic tacos and quesadillas, their menu brings an eclectic selection of Mexican delights.
Osaka Concina Nikkei brings a fusion like no other with its mixture of Japanese and Peruvian dishes. A harmony of bold flavours and a vibrant, energetic environment bring this stylish restaurant to life: a must visit in the capital!
Artisanal cocktails and conscious cuisine is Huerta's selling point and one scroll at their Instagram page will be sure to get your taste buds tingling. They offer colourful dishes, fresh produce and an unrivalled selection of cocktails - no wonder they've won awards for the best bar in Bogota!
Started by husband and wife Meghan and Mario in 2013, the restaurant Prudencia is a clear representation of the love and joy for food shared by the restaurant's owners. With home grown produce and traditional techniques, such as smoking and fermenting, Prudencia's cuisine shows the real spirit of culinary adventure.
Pizza and pasta - what's not to love? La Malcriada offers delicious Italian cuisine from wholesome lasagnes to a multitude of gelatos and is housed within an easy going, stylishly decorated bar-restaurant.